WHAT ARE PROTEINS?
When people talk about food having protein do they know what they are talking about? Do you know what protein is? Most people know in a general sort of way, that meat like steak, hamburger and chicken and fish have protein. That's because they are made of muscles and other tissue that is constructed out of biological material generically know as protein. Protein is a vital building block of all biological organisms. But there are many thousands, in fact hundreds of thousands of proteins throughout nature. What do they have in common? Proteins are made of chemicals called amino acids. So by eating protein, your body can deconstruct the proteins and get a source of amino acids to use for building..